The Great Gatsby Classic Analysis
Jay Gatsby is a true believer, he has a dream and hopes for one thing in life, and that is to recreate the romantic past he had five years ago with Daisy Buchannan. He made his money as a bootlegger illegally selling liquor, drug stores and a variety of other shady businesses. Gatsby climbed to social ladder and became rich in order to obtain his dream.
This subtle message implicitly teaches us that the most successful people in life focus and strives for their goals, rather to what they don’t want, but we shouldn’t pin our hopes on one person as it is unstable. We should be able to control what we aspire for and we should pursue several goals at the same time.
Gatsby’s extravagant lifestyle and wild parties are simply an attempt to impress his lost love, Daisy. He creates a life of luxury in hopes of finding happiness. Using money as power proves to be unsuccessful. When we think about the American dream, “The Great Gatsby,” is ultimately a cautionary tale of the decadent downside, which can remind us that money can never buy us happiness. What really matters in life is the relationships we have, the contributions we make and the love we